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From: Josh Richards
Date: Feb 21, 2003 4:32PM


I work for a small, 508 compliant distance learning company. We've been
striving to improve our product for use with screen readers, but one
unfortunate annoyance is our use of hidden frames in the product.

Removing these frames would require a lot of work, so I would love to know
if there are any tips for hiding frames from screen readers. The goal is to
reduce the amount of non-essential information read aloud to the users so
they can focus more on what is important.

Does anyone know if there are certain doctypes or custom tags that can be
used to indicate "hidden" information to screen readers?

thanks.




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